Chipped, pitted, or cracked car glass is a significant hazard. Without the right intervention, your windows are extra vulnerable to flying objects, collisions, and even the everyday physical pressure of driving your vehicle.
Horizon Auto Glass and Tint is a premier window repair shop in the Rancho Rio area. Over our combined years of automotive glass experience, we've developed a window repair process that ensures the safety and efficacy of your auto glass through all common conditions. We are so proud of our work that we offer all window repair clients a lifetime, nationwide warranty on parts and services. How do the technicians at Horizon Auto Glass and Tint repair your damaged glass so quickly and efficiently?
Step One: Preparation
When you bring your automobile into our service center, our team starts by thoroughly inspecting the affected area. By evaluating the depth and placement of your damage, we can determine if your windshield can be repaired or if a full replacement is necessary. We look for:
If the technicians determine that a window repair is a right path for your damage, the preparation process continues with a thorough cleaning of the affected area. Bits of glass, dust, and other debris are cleared away. The hood and interior of your vehicle are then covered to protect them during the rest of the repair process.
Step Two: Cleaning and Smoothing
After the initial cleanup, our team concentrates on smoothing out the damaged area. Using a selection of hand and power tools, jagged edges are smoothed and buffed away. This creates a sleek surface for the repair resin to adhere to. A high-powered vacuum is also used to ensure every shard of glass and dust is removed. Even the smallest bit of debris left behind could compromise the repair process. If not adequately cleaned or smoothed away, your windshield could end up with lumps or blurry spots that warp your vision and make it dangerous to drive your vehicle in certain types of light.
Step Three: Injection and Curing of Glass Resin
Resonated glass is then injected into the damaged area. As an AGRSS certified shop, Horizon Auto Glass and Tint technicians always use the highest-quality resins and adhesives available. The resin is injected deep into the damaged area, creating a liquid pool of melted material to replace the missing glass.
After the resin is injected, it must be hardened and cured. The use of ultraviolet light and other methods help the resin to set quickly, sealing off the damage and forming a smooth outer layer.
Step Four: Cleaning and Polishing
Once the resin is hardened, technicians return to the damaged area to once again smooth out any lumps or excess material. We use our hand and power tools to buff away excess resin gently. A high-grade polish is then applied to ensure the smoothest possible finish.
This is the final step of the window repair process. Once complete, your Horizon Auto Glass and Tint technician removes the protective covers, cleans the inside and outside of your vehicle to remove all byproducts of the process, then hands you the keys to your freshly repaired vehicle.
Six Reasons Why Horizon Auto Glass and Tint Should Be Your Choice for Window Repair in Rancho Rio
There are endless choices for window repair shops in the Rancho Rio area. Why should you choose Horizon Auto Glass and Tint?
Finally, Horizon Auto Glass and Tint is a local business. Since 2001, we have proudly served the residents and businesses of Rancho Rio, NM. By making your vehicle safer, we are safeguarding the lives and properties of our friends, families, and community members. Our team truly cares about your safety.
The next time you need window repair for your automobile, call the experienced and professional technicians at Horizon Auto Glass and Tint.
Disclaimer: Blogs and articles are for educational purposes only and to give a general understanding of window repair, replacement, and tenting. The information presented may not reflect the most current standards or materials used. Please contact us if you have any questions related to the services we offer.
Horizon Auto Glass & Tint serves clients in Rio Rancho and Albuquerque.